[eBird Alert] San Luis Obispo County Rare Bird Alert <daily>


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*** Species Summary:

- Common Gallinule (1 report)
- Black-necked Stilt (2 reports)
- Pacific Golden-Plover (1 report)
- Mountain Plover (1 report)
- Baird's Sandpiper (1 report)
- Red-naped Sapsucker (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (1 report)
- Swamp Sparrow (7 reports)

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Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1)
- Reported Oct 09, 2020 09:45 by Nellie Thorngate
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74610214
- Comments: "Slate gray body, brown back, white rects, bill yellow with orange at base."

Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 17:21 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3982858,-120.8678892&ll=35.3982858,-120.8678892
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74588311
- Media: 1 Photo

Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 11:25 by Petra Clayton
- Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3982858,-120.8678892&ll=35.3982858,-120.8678892
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74589134
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Most likely one of the four present on October 3, 2020 (Steve Tillmann / https://ebird.org/checklist/S74391020) --- Continues to forage in the "No Name" drainage/lagoon as it was on October 5, 2020."

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1)
- Reported Oct 09, 2020 08:14 by Maggie Smith
- Villa Creek--Estero Bluffs State Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4599561,-120.9688341&ll=35.4599561,-120.9688341
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74620780
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "juvenile"

Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) (1)
- Reported Oct 09, 2020 10:08 by Nicole Durtschi
- Oceano Dunes SVRA, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.0657368,-120.6275693&ll=35.0657368,-120.6275693
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74606486
- Comments: "Large plover with tan brown back with no distinct markings, white underbelly, white eyebrow line. Photos taken."

Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii) (3)
- Reported Oct 09, 2020 09:56 by Will Knowlton
- Arroyo Laguna, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.6515286,-121.2196684&ll=35.6515286,-121.2196684
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74607608
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "On far east end of beach. All three observed together, which I have photos of. I'll put those up later when I have more time."

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (1)
- Reported Oct 09, 2020 09:45 by Nellie Thorngate
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74610214
- Comments: "Red on forehead and nape, white eyeline, red at throat with dark chest, white line across nares, cheek, and down side of neck to breast, considerable white mottling on back. Spotted at Oceano Lagoon between Oceano Campground and the lagoon in the willows at the edge of the lagoon adjacent to the live oak scrub area."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 09, 2020 11:10 by Roger Zachary
- Laguna Lake Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2656069,-120.6903817&ll=35.2656069,-120.6903817
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74619365
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "bright yellow breast; sizable bill; green back; photos"

Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) (1)
- Reported Oct 09, 2020 12:30 by Jeanette Stone
- Hardie Park/Cayucos Creek (Ocean Ave Bridge to Hwy 1 Bridge), Cayucos, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4518225,-120.9062489&ll=35.4518225,-120.9062489
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74621274
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "First Reported by Ann and Pat Vaughn: continuing sparrow with rufous wings"

Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 09, 2020 10:57 by Nick Belardes
- Hardie Park/Cayucos Creek (Ocean Ave Bridge to Hwy 1 Bridge), Cayucos, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4518225,-120.9062489&ll=35.4518225,-120.9062489
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74619996
- Media: 9 Photos
- Comments: "On first pass only saw Lincoln’s Sparrows foraging in mud across from playground. When I returned from lagoon the Swamp Sparrow was amidst the Lincolns, scratching back and forth in the mud. Observed for several minutes a few times while at the park."

Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 09, 2020 09:14 by Tom Edell
- Hardie Park/Cayucos Creek (Ocean Ave Bridge to Hwy 1 Bridge), Cayucos, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4518225,-120.9062489&ll=35.4518225,-120.9062489
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74614425
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "same bird found here on Oct &. Photos"

Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 17:45 by Mike Bush
- Hardie Park/Cayucos Creek (Ocean Ave Bridge to Hwy 1 Bridge), Cayucos, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4518225,-120.9062489&ll=35.4518225,-120.9062489
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74588843
- Media: 6 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird, loosely foraging with Lincoln's Sparrows. Pale lightly striped breast, dark line through eye, with pale gray above and rufous in two stripes over crown. Small bill. Dark and rather bright rufous on back, pale gray nape. Photos."

Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 16:40 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Hardie Park/Cayucos Creek (Ocean Ave Bridge to Hwy 1 Bridge), Cayucos, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4518225,-120.9062489&ll=35.4518225,-120.9062489
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74588138
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird found by Ann Vaughan previous day."

Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 13:30 by Petra Clayton
- Hardie Park/Cayucos Creek (Ocean Ave Bridge to Hwy 1 Bridge), Cayucos, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4518225,-120.9062489&ll=35.4518225,-120.9062489
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74584236
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Gray, unstreaked breast and belly; buff-colored flanks; dark back with blackish and buff streaks; mahagony-colored wings; gray face and nape; streaked rusty cap; dark line behind the eye; light brown cheeks; white throat; thin dark malar stripe. --- First ebird report on 10/7/20 (Ann & Pat Vaughan)"

Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 09:10 by Petra Clayton
- Hardie Park/Cayucos Creek (Ocean Ave Bridge to Hwy 1 Bridge), Cayucos, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4518225,-120.9062489&ll=35.4518225,-120.9062489
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74583558
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Gray, unstreaked breast and belly; buff-colored flanks; dark back with blackish and buff streaks; mahagony-colored wings; gray face and nape; streaked rusty cap; dark line behind the eye; light brown cheeks; white throat; thin dark malar stripe. --- First ebird report on 10/7/20 (Ann & Pat Vaughan)"

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